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VW Rear Axle Identification
Last Updated: 08/27/2013

There is confusion spread through the VW industry. What rear axle is what? Now with this post

Short Spline - End casting measures out to be 3 1/2" and the spline length is 2" Normally
66-67 is Long Axle Short Spline - End casting measures out to be 4 3/4" and the spline length is 2" Normally
68 is Long Axle Long Spline - End casting measures out to be 4 3/4" and the spline length is 2 3/4"
1969-79 is IRS Brazilian and Australian models can and will differ along with trans swaps.

Pics courtesy from thesamba.com

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